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Offline Lisandro

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Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
« on: March 01, 2009, 03:16:39 PM »
Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
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Re: Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2009, 04:26:01 PM »
I've had the same issue everyday since January 2008!

I'm on an Intel mac 10.5.6 w/16Mbps connection.

This really is unforgivable.

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Re: Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2009, 06:34:08 PM »
Forgot to say... I'm on Kubuntu 8.10.
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Re: Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2009, 06:53:42 PM »
No incremental updates + slow server + 10MB definitions file = slow updates.
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Re: Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2009, 06:58:30 PM »
No incremental updates + slow server + 10MB definitions file = slow updates.
Why we can download a 10Mb in seconds and could take more than 10 minutes to download the same amount of bytes for avast?
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Re: Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2009, 05:24:53 PM »
No incremental updates + slow server + 10MB definitions file = slow updates.
Why we can download a 10Mb in seconds and could take more than 10 minutes to download the same amount of bytes for avast?

Some servers are under high load, some not - just stop the attempr, and try it again. Some other server will be chosen, and the update might run faster.

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Re: Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2009, 07:27:53 PM »
Some servers are under high load, some not - just stop the attempr, and try it again. Some other server will be chosen, and the update might run faster.
Hey, why doesn't the setup (update) process do this automatically, choosing the server not stressed? ???
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Re: Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2009, 09:27:33 PM »
Some servers are under high load, some not - just stop the attempr, and try it again. Some other server will be chosen, and the update might run faster.
Hey, why doesn't the setup (update) process do this automatically, choosing the server not stressed? ???

hallo,
it might cause redundancies - someone gets 60% of 400.vps, but then, the logic will start thinking that it's too slow, and will initiate other download, starting at 0% (well, re-get might help here). anyway, it's rather problem of load-balancing on a particular server, and under normal circumstances, one http get fits perfectly.

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Re: Updates extremelly slow... what's up?
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2009, 10:59:00 PM »
hallo,
it might cause redundancies - someone gets 60% of 400.vps, but then, the logic will start thinking that it's too slow, and will initiate other download, starting at 0% (well, re-get might help here). anyway, it's rather problem of load-balancing on a particular server, and under normal circumstances, one http get fits perfectly.
I understand, but the user is not happy with how it works actually...
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